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Shared Data Pages

You can use shared data pages to share your survey results without giving people access to a survey in their account. See an example »

Shared data pages are great if you want to easily share your results with someone. If you want to create a customizable report and add additional context to your results, you can create a results dashboard.

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Creating a Shared Data Page

Share the saved view selected in the Analyze Results section of your survey as a link. If you make visual changes to custom charts after you create a link, you’ll need to make a new shared data page link.

To create a shared data page:

  1. Go to the Analyze Results section of your survey.
  2. Click Save As in the upper-right corner.
  3. Select Shared data link to open the page in a new tab.
  4. Customize the shared data pages' share settings and click Get Link.
  5. Click Save.

From the Analyze Results section, you can access your shared data links by clicking the Ç Shared Data icon. Once a shared data page is open, you can click Share Settings to make changes.

People can bookmark or copy and paste the link to share your shared data pages. To share a protected version of your results, select password protection in the share settings.

 

Customizing a Shared Data Page

You can customize the following information:

Share SettingDescription
AccessSend shared data pages so that Anyone with the link can view or limit access with Password protection.
Page TitleEdit the title that appears at the top of the shared data page. By default, this is your survey title.
DescriptionWrite an introduction to describe and add context to the results in your shared data page. This appears under the title at the top of the page.
Open-Ended ResponsesInclude text responses from open-ended questions in the shared data page.
Data TrendsShare how responses have changed over time.
Individual ResponsesAllow viewers to see how each respondent answered the survey.
BrandingHide SurveyMonkey branding at the bottom of your shared data page.
URL CustomizationChoose the www.surveymonkey.com domain or use a white label URL.

Using a White Label URL

To use the white label URL for your shared data page:

  1. Go to the Analyze Results section of your survey.
  2. In the left sidebar, click Ç Shared Data.
  3. Find the shared data page you want and click the More icon . next to it.
  4. Select Manage Share Settings.
  5. Click Get Link.
  6. Click Customize.
  7. Choose between the www.surveymonkey.com and www.research.net domains using the dropdown.
  8. Click Save.

 

Commenting on a Shared Data Page

Get feedback or work with others by inviting people to comment on your shared data page.

TIP! Create multiple shared data pages for different purposes. For example, create one page with commenting on so you can gather feedback and another view-only version with commenting off.

 

Sharing a Shared Data Page

You can create a link for your shared data page and share your survey results. If your survey is still open and collecting responses, the shared data page will update within a few minutes with new responses.

To share a link to your shared data page:

  1. Go to the Analyze Results section of your survey.
  2. In the left sidebar, click Ç Shared Data.
  3. Find the shared data page you want to share and click to open it in a new tab.
  4. Click Copy. Share your link with others.
TIP! If you're on a team, you can share surveys with others and give them access to the Analyze Results section in their own account.

Limiting Access to a Shared Data Page

You can limit access to your shared data page by adding password protection or turning off sharing.

Adding password protection

You can password protect your shared data page. Anyone you share the link with will need to enter the password to access it. You can change the password at any time. Anyone you've previously shared the shared results page with will be prompted to enter the new password if they visit the link or refresh their browser.

To password protect your shared data page:

  1. Go to the Analyze Results section of your survey.
  2. In the left sidebar, click Ç Shared Data.
  3. Find the shared data page you want and click the More icon . next to it.
  4. Select Manage Share Settings.
  5. Click Password Protection.
  6. Enter a password.
  7. Click Get Link.
  8. Click Save.
Turn off sharing

If you need to limit access to a shared data page after you've shared it, you can add a password or turn sharing off. Anyone you've previously shared the dashboard with won't be able to access the shared data page if they visit the link or refresh their browser.

To turn sharing off:

  1. Go to the Analyze Results section of your survey.
  2. In the left sidebar, click Ç Shared Data.
  3. Find the shared data page you want and click the More icon . next to it.
  4. Select Turn sharing off.

 

Create shared data pages to share your survey results and charts online. You can control who can access your shared data page and what data you want to include.

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